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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
9.1 out of 10

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

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Overall 9
8.5

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Gaming Evolution
3 October 2013
  • Conclusion: Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is indeed a thrilling tale that starts off charming and welcoming, before venturing into the dark and mysterious. This romp, depending on how you take to it, can be completed within the matter of hours.
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Overall 9
9.0

Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons Review

PlayDevil
24 September 2013
  • Summary: " Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons " is an amazing game, which looks gorgeous, has a wonderful, moving story, and lasts just about the right amount of time. It’s an experience which will stay with me for a very long time.
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Overall 9
9.0

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

D+PAD
22 September 2013
  • Conclusion: It feels like another example of smaller games stepping out into unique and interesting directions and telling smaller, more personal stories in ways only possible through the medium.
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Overall 10
10

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Game Vortex
19 September 2013
  • Excerpt: "It's like nothing I've ever experienced." How many times in your life have you been able to say that about something? If you choose to play Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons , you'll be able to say it yet again.
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Actions Speak Louder than Words

GameCritics.com
16 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Several years ago Chris Bateman argued that game mechanics can't make a player cry . Narrative components can, of course—even the Gears of War series managed at least one weepy cut-scene—but excluding tears of frustrated rage, the argument went, mechanics simply lack the capacity to produce...
  • Pros: In the water, pulling the left trigger.
  • Cons: The slightly-off epilogue.
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XBLA Review: Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Video Games Reloaded
30 August 2013
  • Summary: Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is a good game with a great story that is only held back by its awkward controls that will put off quite a few gamers, but if you can stick with it…then you’ll find a truly enjoyable experience and one that is memorable from start to finish.
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Overall 9
9.0

(Xbox 360 Review) Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

The Entertainment Depot
26 August 2013
  • Summary: Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is a story-driven puzzle-platformer that, although light on challenge, is poignant and satisfying. In the adventures experienced by two siblings on a quest for a cure to heal their dying father, Starbreeze has created a fairy tale that stands as an affirmation for...
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Overall 9
8.5

XBLA Review - 'Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons'

WorthPlaying
26 August 2013
  • Summary: Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is a cinematic, emotionally-charged action game where two sons set out on a journey to find the Water of Life in an attempt to cure their ailing father and can only rely on one another to survive.
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Overall 8
8.0

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Xbox 360 Review

Console Obsession
22 August 2013
  • Excerpt: If you didn’t already know, you’d be forgiven if you were to mistaken Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons for a cooperative multiplayer game. Yes, it has two characters that are required to work together to get through the game, although it’s a single player only experience, and is also a relatively clever...
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

Calm Down Tom
21 August 2013
  • Summary: This is a short review, but Brothers is a short game. To say a lot about the story or even the games structure would spoil the joy you will experience from this bittersweet little game. And when I say little, I mean it in the most complimentary way.
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